(1899 - 1984)
Nahum Tschacbasov was active/lived in New York. Nahum Tschacbasov is known for mod figure, landscape, ceramics.
The following has been provided by Leonard Barton, the artists' stepson.
1899 Nahum Tschacbasov, the second oldest of nine children, is born in Baku, a town on the Caspian Sea, in Azerbaijan, Russia.
1905 His father, Stephan, emigrates from Russia, settles in Chicago, and starts a printing business using a new family name, Licterman.
1907 Tschacbasov, with his mother Sophie and brothers and sisters, joins his father in Chicago just as the financial crash causes the failure of his father's business. Tschacbasov grows up in the Chicago slums.
1913 He leaves school at the age of thirteen and takes a succession of jobs to help support the family. He attends night school for one year, studying electrical engineering.< ... Displaying 750 of 24672 characters.